National PhD Welcome Day 2019

Welcome to all new PhD candidates from all over the world who start their doctoral research in Luxembourg! The 4th edition of the National PhD Welcome Day will take place on Thursday, 21 November 2019.

Want to know more about the research landscape in Luxembourg? Network with doctoral candidates and organisers of doctoral training? Get the tool kit for a successful PhD?

Date, time & location

Thursday, 21 November 2019, from 14:00

Halle des Poches à Fonte (located opposite Rockhal), Campus Belval

If you are a first-year PhD candidate and have not received an invitation, please contact the PhD training coordinator / Doctoral Studies Office at your institution – deadline for registration: Tuesday, 12 November

Provisional programme

2.00 – 3.00:   Registration and welcome coffee

3.00 – 3.20:   Welcome speech and icebreaker (LIH)

3.20 – 3.35:   Luxembourg’s research landscape and the National Quality Framework for Doctoral Training (FNR)

3.35 – 3.50:   Doctoral education at the University of Luxembourg (UL)

3.50 – 5.20:   Tool kit session: “All you need for your PhD” (including group picture and coffee break)

5.20 – 6.00:   Inspirational keynote by Dr Robert Mann, Luxembourg’s first professional Badminton player

6.00 – 7.00:   Fun quiz by LuxDoc

7.00 – 8.00:   Buffet

8.00 – 10.00: Pop-Rock music with band “Les Roosters”

The National PhD Welcome Day 2019 is organised under the lead of LIH, in partnership with the University of LuxembourgLISERLISTMPILuxDocEURAXESS and FNR.

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